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 Resource Type: Book
 Language: German
 Collection: Texas Cultures Online
Die Auswanderer nach Texas. [Part 1]

Die Auswanderer nach Texas. [Part 1]

Date: 1841
Creator: Belani, H. E. R.
Description: This German text is the first of a three-part historical novel about German emigration to Texas. Through the novel's fictional characters, the author portrays a romantic version of German emigration to the United States, particularly Texas. Set in the mid- to late-1830s, the novel discusses the history of Texas from Spanish rule up to its time as an independent republic.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Die Auswanderer nach Texas. [Part 2]

Die Auswanderer nach Texas. [Part 2]

Date: 1841
Creator: Belani, H. E. R.
Description: This German text is the second of a three-part historical novel about German emigration to Texas. Through the novel's fictional characters, the author portrays a romantic version of German emigration to the United States, particularly Texas. Set in the mid- to late-1830s, the novel discusses the history of Texas from Spanish rule up to its time as an independent republic.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Die Auswanderer nach Texas. [Part 3]

Die Auswanderer nach Texas. [Part 3]

Date: 1841
Creator: Belani, H. E. R.
Description: This German text is the third of a three-part historical novel about German emigration to Texas. Through the novel's fictional characters, the author portrays a romantic version of German emigration to the United States, particularly Texas. Set in the mid- to late-1830s, the novel discusses the history of Texas from Spanish rule up to its time as an independent republic.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Das Cajütenbuch: oder nationale Charakteristiken.

Das Cajütenbuch: oder nationale Charakteristiken.

Date: 1846
Creator: Sealsfield, Charles, 1793-1864
Description: This German text is a historical novel about the creation of the Republic of Texas. It consists of a series of sketches that depict the new Republic of Texas as a land of opportunity for immigrants.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Texas: mit besonderer Rücksicht auf deutsche Auswanderung und die physischen Verhältnisse des Landes nach eigener Beobachtung geschildert

Texas: mit besonderer Rücksicht auf deutsche Auswanderung und die physischen Verhältnisse des Landes nach eigener Beobachtung geschildert

Date: 1849
Creator: Roemer, Ferdinand, 1818-1891
Description: This German text is an account of the author's travels in Texas from December, 1845 to April, 1847. The book describes Texas primarily from a natural history perspective, although the author recounts all aspects of his travels including interactions with Native Americans. According to the author, the book was written with German emigrants in mind.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Die Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika: mit besonderer Rücksicht auf deutsche Auswanderung dahin

Die Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika: mit besonderer Rücksicht auf deutsche Auswanderung dahin

Date: 1853
Creator: Menzel, Gottfried, 1798-
Description: This German text is a contemporary history and description of the United States of America based on the author's first hand observations, written as a guide for German emigrants. According to the bookseller's note: "This book contains information about German travelers in the state of Texas. It includes discussions on the physical aspects of the land, natural products, Indians, the West, social life and customs throughout the state, as well as information about education, schools, and other stories."
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Amerikanische Jagd- und Reiseabenteuer: aus meinem Leben in den westlichen Indianergebieten.

Amerikanische Jagd- und Reiseabenteuer: aus meinem Leben in den westlichen Indianergebieten.

Date: 1858
Creator: Armand, 1806-1889
Description: This German text recounts the author's adventures traveling the western United States over a sixteen-year period. The author describes his encounters with Native Americans and the natural environment, especially the animals he hunted. The book also includes illustrations made by the author during his travels.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Die Tochter Tehuan's: oder Texas im vorigen Jahrhundert.

Die Tochter Tehuan's: oder Texas im vorigen Jahrhundert.

Date: 1866
Creator: Hoermann, Alto S. (Alto Sebastian), 1829-1867
Description: This German text is a work of fiction that paints a historical picture of life in Spanish Texas. The protagonist is a young Spanish immigrant, Don Hesu Navarro, who befriends Tehuan and his family. The action is centered around the San Jose Mission in San Antonio.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Seidenstickers in Texas Since 1855

Seidenstickers in Texas Since 1855

Date: 2007
Creator: Stewart, Anne
Description: Book containing a detailed family history for the Seidensticker family, who immigrated to Comfort, Texas from Germany in 1855. This book was compiled for the 2007 Seidensticker family reunion.
Contributing Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection
Comfort Women in Comfort History

Comfort Women in Comfort History

Date: 2008
Creator: Stewart, Mike & Stewart, Anne
Description: Book about the history of notable women in Comfort, Texas. The book discusses female school teachers, journalists, religious leaders, free thinkers, artists, authors, and other women who made significant contributions to the establishment of the city of Comfort.
Contributing Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection
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